Mt. Pumori, at a height of 7,161 meters from the sea level, has been under the shade of the highest peak in the world but, has become one of the famous peak climbing attractions of the Himalayas. The peak climbing expedition to Pumori, translated to unmarried daughter in Sherpa language, offers insights into the local language, culture, and lifestyle of the Sherpa people.
The Pumori Expedition will take the trekkers to witness the distinctive unforgettable shape of the peak. The trek to this place offers breathtaking panoramic views of some of the tallest peaks in the world such as Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. Besides, also find Pumori, Kangtega, Thamserku, Imja Tse, and such other peaks lurking behind the scenes. Not to boast, this peak climbing expedition also offers sightings of endangered species such as the red panda, snow leopard, and the Himalayan Black Bear.
This 7,000 meters+ Pumori Expedition involves a step for trekkers to find joy in the mountain life of the Sherpa people. Get fully immersed in the sightseeing, trekking, and peak climbing expedition, all in one place. A best kind of trek to those wanting to summit the Everest.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m). Trek to Phakding (2652m)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m)
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m)
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche
Day 09: Lobuche to Pumori Base Camp
Day 30: Pumori Base Camp to Periche
Day 31: Periche to Namche Bazaar
Day 32: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Day 33: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 35: Departure
Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrive at the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu from our respective start points. Freshen up and stroll around the typical streets of the historical city and relinquish in its delicious cuisine for dinner.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu
On this day, we will spend the day looking around the World Heritages of the Kathmandu valley. We will visit the UNESCO listed sites such as the three Durbar Squares of the Kathmandu Valley and then make preparations for our tour starting from the next day. Also, manage all of our climbing equipment and prepare ourselves for the glorious climb a few days later.
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m). Trek to Phakding (2652m)
We embark on a short 45 minutes early morning flight to Lukla located at the Everest Region. Cover 138 kilometers of land in an instance with a flight to the Tenzin-Hilary Airport at Lukla. Enjoy the views of the green hills and snowy peaks down below from inside the airplane. Upon landing at one of the most dangerous airports of the country and even the world, we start off towards our destination for the day, Phakding! An easy short hike will take us to a village called Phakding. Stroll around the village in the evening and visit the nearest monastery.
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
The trek today offers the views of some of the tallest peaks of the world next to the local culture of the region. Hike along the Dudh Koshi River and through the pine forests to find ourselves at the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park. This entrance to the park is located at the small village of Monjo. Finish up some paperwork and then hike uphill until we get to the trading gateway of the Everest Region. Namche Bazaar is the major trading center of this region. En-route, we will need to cross a number of suspension bridges.
Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
We will spend the day acclimatizing to the climate and altitude of the Namche Bazaar to be safe from the Altitude Mountain Sickness. Today, we will stroll around the village and get conversant with the local Sherpa and other trekkers hiking up towards the Everest Base Camp. While in Namche, we can also set foot at the Everest View Hotel and the local museums. From the hotel, we can have one of the most awe-inspiring views of the peaks of the region such as Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse, and even the Everest.
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m)
Start off our trek with an easy trek towards Phunki Tenga. From Phunki, ascend along the narrow trails to get to Tengboche. Tengboche is a village with one of the oldest monasteries of the country and most probably the largest monastery of the region, the Tengboche monastery. This place has the panoramic views of the Himalayas all around. Check in at the tea house and then we will visit the monastery to witness its mystical powers and religious nuptials.
Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m)
The trek today combines the views of the Himalayas along with the views of lush conifer and rhododendron forest along the way. We will hike downhill towards the village of Debuche just to cross the Imja Khola. From there, hike uphill to get to Pangboche. Visit another monastery in Pangboche before trekking towards the Lobuche River. Get past the river and climb up to reach our destination for the day, Dingboche. The village has Mani walls and .chortens all around. Even though this place has scarce vegetation, the people here cultivate barley, buckwheat, and potatoes and protect them with stone walls all around
Dingboche to Lobuche
Rise and Shine! We will get up early to enjoy the sunrise views over the Ama Dablam Mountain, which is one of the most beautiful peaks of the world. Hike along the moraine and pass a number of Mani walls and chortens before climbing steeply to Lobuche. This village lies just below the Lobuche peak.
Lobuche to Pumori Base Camp
The walk today is filled with steep climbs uphill. After a long hike uphill for six hours, we will get to the base of our destination.
Pumori Base Camp to Periche
Today, we will track back our walk to the village of Periche. Follow the trails back to Lobuche before returning back to Periche.
Periche to Namche Bazaar
From Periche, dip downhill to get to Pangboche village and then to Debuche. Trace your trails towards the Tengboche monastery. From there, get past the Dudh Koshi River and rhododendron and juniper forests before getting back to Namche Bazaar. En-route, enjoy the views of the mountain goats, snow leopards, and colorful pheasants.
Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Embark on a long but easy trail downward to get to Lukla. The trail dips steeply downward to Monjo where we will exit the UNESCO listed Sagarmatha National Park. Keep on walking downhill until we get to Phakding and from there, it’s an easy trek towards Lukla.
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Catch an early flight to Kathmandu. Get to the valley and check in at the hotel. We can either rest for the day or also wander off around the busy streets of Thamel.
Free day in Kathmandu
A free day for us! We will visit the remaining world heritage sites of the valley such as Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Bouddhanath. Also, shop for souvenirs for our loved ones.
After a fun filled adventure, we will travel back to our respective endpoint with a promise to be back for more.